Zabaleta: Man City players know Tevez back for Chelsea

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta has revealed the players have been informed by manager Roberto Mancini that Carlos Tevez is to return.

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta has revealed the players have been informed by manager Roberto Mancini that Carlos Tevez is to return.

Zabaleta believes his fellow Argentine can be a crucial player for City in their final 10 matches of the league season.

The defender said: "Roberto has told us that he will most likely give Carlos some minutes next Wednesday against Chelsea.

"In this team, Tevez was a key player for the last two years. The final phase of the season begins now and his contribution will be vital."

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